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A British company wants to build the future with soda ash, which is why it’s expanding mining operations in the “largest and purest” deposits in the world outside Green River, Wyoming. On Wednesday, Oct. 12, W.E. Soda Ltd – a Ciner Company – announced Project West, a new greenfield Soda Ash project in Southwest Wyoming,…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming coal mine says it will shut down, making it the second mine in the Powder River Basin to announce this year that it’s closing. St. Louis, Missouri-based Arch Resources Inc., owner of Coal Creek mine in Wyoming, made the announcement Tuesday as the company transitions away from thermal coal…

Wyoming was amongst a group of states that individually contributed over $2 billion worth of mined minerals to the U.S. economy in 2020. The U.S. Geological Survey has released its annual report: Mineral Commodities Summaries 2020. The over 200-page document summarizes and trends and figures for nonfuel minerals mined throughout the United States. Unlike the…

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana’s Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling that canceled state regulator approval of mining on private land north of Yellowstone National Park. The unanimous ruling found that state lawmakers violated the state Constitution with a 2011 law that prevented district court judges from blocking projects approved by regulators, even…


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